Corrosion-resisting but strength and bearing requirements are shortcoming. Suits brass hatches,fittings and frames. Chest hinges, brackets, clips, brass valves, brass pipe flanges and ship trims are also suitable.
Full alloy description:
A.W. Fraser Alloy 857 is a leaded yellow brass conforming to the requirements of UNS C85700.
Alloy 857 has good machinability and adequate corrosion resistance making it suitable for bushings and hardware fittings requiring low to moderate strength.
The composition of A.W. Fraser alloy 857 is strictly controlled as are the casting conditions.
Alloy 857 products are manufactured using the latest continuous casting technology.
Machinability Rating: 80
SAE Grade: 6C
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